On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1953 NFL Draft: Harry Babcock from University of Georgia first pick by San Francisco 49ers

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Arthur Miller's play "Crucible" premieres in NYC

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Jarmusch, American director (Only Lovers Left Alive), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Karen Moe, American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1972), born in Del Monte, Philippines
  • Myung-Whun Chung, South Korean pianist & conductor (Chung Trio), born in Seoul, South Korea